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Adjunct-Instructor, Philosophy

Raritan Valley Community College
Raritan, NJ
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Category:: Adjunct-Part Time - Humanities, Social Sci, Education
Department:: Humanities, Social Science & Eudcation
Locations:: North Branch, NJ
Posted:: Aug 15, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Per Diem
Position ID:: 151919

About Raritan Valley Community College:

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit

Job Description:

Raritan Valley Community College is currently seeking part-time Adjunct Instructors to teach Introduction to Philosophy.

The purpose of this course is to provide a historical and thematic introduction to Philosophy emphasizing the historical development of the discipline and related issues in logic, ethics, metaphysics, theory of knowledge, and philosophy of religion. It addresses such questions as, What is the difference between good and evil? What are the limits of intellectual knowledge? Does God exist? Am I essentially a free agent or a machine? Where am I ultimately headed?

All positions are located RVCC's Main Campus, unless otherwise noted.


Masters Degree in discipline required.

Prior teaching experience is required, college level is preferred.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

RVCC's starting rate and rank are commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript online, by clicking the "apply now" button. We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

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